Lutz Stroppe, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Health, visited Ukraine from 14th to 17th February 2018 to hold an exchange on health policy projects with the Ukrainian Minister of Health, together with representatives ofthe World Health Organization and the United Nations.
On 1st December 2017, the German Government is handing the baton ofthe G20 Presidency to Argentina. Establishing a new priority area, the Federal Government had put global health on the agenda ofthe 20 major industrialised and emerging economies forthe first time ever.
2000 representatives of politics, science, industry and civil society from 100 countries are meeting in Berlin from 15th to 17th October 2017 forthe purpose of discussing current issues of global health.
Germany together with a number of countries and foundations today pledged EUR 56.5 million to help develop new treatments to fight against antibiotic resistance, during a fundraising event forthe Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP), hosted in Berlin by the German Federal Ministry of Health and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
With the aim of working out stimuli forthe solution of this and other global health policy challenges, Federal Health Minister Hermann Gröhe has convened a meeting of six high-ranking experts to an "International Advisory Board on Global Health".